Details for Yardfest 2019

March 25, 2019
Dear Harvard College Students,

We hope that you have all had a restful and restorative Spring recess! 

We are writing today to let you know that this year’s Yardfest event will be held on Sunday, April 7th at 3:30pm. In addition, there are some important details which are outlined below, and we encourage you to familiarize yourself with them.

The details below are intended to ensure a safe and fun community event for all Harvard College students. Although they reflect the recommendations of the...
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A few minutes of your time – Pilot Pulse Survey Reminder

March 13, 2019
Dear Harvard College Students,

Today, we are now one week into Pilot Pulse Survey on Inclusion and Belonging, and many of you have already completed the survey. Thank you! For those of you who have not yet done so, I strongly encourage you to share your thoughts and take the short survey at

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Winter Break Reminders

December 13, 2018
Dear Harvard College Students,

As the year draws to a close, I would like to call your attention to Winter Recess closing, dining, and transportation information.

House Winter Recess Closures 
  • Houses will close at noon on Friday, December 21st for students not returning in the Spring, and at 5:00pm for all other students.
  • ...
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Thanksgiving Recess Information

November 19, 2018
Dear Harvard College Students,

I would like to draw your attention to some important information regarding dining and transportation during Thanksgiving recess.

Thanksgiving Dinner in Annenberg:

Thursday, November 22nd, 11:30am-7:00pm

A traditional New England Thanksgiving dinner will be served continuously on Thursday featuring the following menu:
Autumn Vegetable Soup (V)
New England Clam Chowder
Salad of Baby Greens, Sundried Cranberries, Red...
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Dudley House News

October 31, 2018

Dear Harvard College Students,

I am writing to share with you some news regarding Dudley House that was announced by Dean Khurana recently. I hope you will take a moment to read the announcement below.

Kind Regards,

Katie O’Dair
Dean of Students

Dear Dudley House Students,

I am writing today to share some exciting news with you regarding the future of Dudley House. Effective July 1, 2019, we will be separating support for the undergraduate and graduate functions of the current Dudley House through two new...

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